© Paul Hansen, Sweden, Dagens Nyheter
Winning picture by Paul Hansen of the Swedish daily Dagens Nyheter shows a group of men carrying the bodies of two children through a street in Gaza City. They are being taken to a mosque for the burial ceremony while their father’s body is carried behind on a stretcher. The picture was made on 20 November 2012 in Gaza City, Palestinian Territories.
Alongside the award, Paul will also receive €10,000 and a Canon EOS DSLR body and lens kit. The first prize winners in each category will receive a cash prize of €1,500. First, second and third prizes in all categories will also receive yearbooks featuring personalised covers that are printed on our Large Format Printers.
One of Canon Ambassadors was also honoured by the World Press Photo of the Year jury. Paolo Pellegrin was awarded second prize for a General News Stories entry.
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